Compiled and mixed by Ben Sowton and Sebas Ramis. Back in the Autumn of 2007, Puro descended on Marrakesh for what has become know as Desert Lounge Weekend. Sited in the middle of this bustling, energetic and atmospheric city is the ancient setting of the magnificent Palais Baldi. The weekend was packed with some of the biggest acts and DJs in the world with live performances by Brian Ferry and The Egg and DJ sets from Basement Jaxx, Dimitri from Paris, Giles Petterson and Ben Sowton, the compiler of the Purobeach series.
Born in 1996, Buddha-Bar has a unique reputation. Widely known and recognized in France and abroad, Buddha-Bar is the absolute reference of Lounge Lovers. After 15 volumes already, Buddha bar Djs kept on travelling the world searching for the next hit, the next artist that deserves to be called one, pushing their limits making us dream and travel. Subtle blend featuring influences of Lounge, World and Electronic music, Buddha-Bar XVI is no exception to the unique savoir-faire of famous Parisian label, George V Records.